Modafinil
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Modafinil?

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• This medicine is used to treat breathing problems.

• This medicine is used to treat narcolepsy.

• This medicine is used to treat shift work sleep disorders.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• This medicine may be habit-forming with long-term use.

• You may have certain heart tests before starting this medicine. Talk with healthcare provider.

• If you abuse drugs, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have mental illness, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• Limit caffeine (for example, tea, coffee, cola) and chocolate intake. Use with this medicine...

 
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